OCEAN — Broad and Gales Creek and Western Carteret emergency crews have reportedly cleared the scene of a multi-vehicle collision that occurred Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 24 and Red Barn Road in Ocean.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Interlocal Cooperation Agency Board of Directors will formally receive and review Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department Chief Kevin Hunter’s proposed fiscal 2021-22 budget during a meeting Wednesday.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Interlocal Cooperation Agency Board of Directors met Wednesday night but tabled its planned discussion of the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department’s budget for 2021-22.
BOGUE BANKS — As the coronavirus pandemic continues with no signs of letting up any time soon, municipal officials throughout Carteret County have learned to adjust to virtual meetings and other changes designed to limit in-person contact with the public.
CARTERET COUNTY — 2021 is upon us, but last year the News-Times covered challenges ranging from major redevelopment, to a feral cat trapping program, to a ban on ocean recreation, to rough weather and everything in between, all while covering a pandemic that transformed nearly everything.
BOGUE — Town councilmen Sept. 21 voted unanimously to approve a new zoning map and a revised zoning ordinance to reflect it.
CARTERET COUNTY — With another round of federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act on the way, the county’s municipalities are planning how they will spend their share of the relief money.
BOGUE — Town councilmen Monday night tabled their decision on whether to approve a rewrite of the municipal zoning ordinance and a new zoning map.
CARTERET COUNTY — After two years of serious, devastating hurricanes, those who hunkered down in Carteret County Monday night ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias were largely spared another blow.
BOGUE — After a closed session at the end of their monthly meeting Monday night, town councilmen voted 5-0 in open session to hire Shawne Southard as the new town clerk.
BOGUE — Elizabeth Sweeney, town clerk and planning director in one of the county’s smallest towns, has announced her resignation.
BOGUE — Town councilmen Monday voted unanimously to adopt the $157,798 fiscal 2020-21 budget, which retains the existing ad valorem property tax rate of 5 cents per $100 of assessed value.
BOGUE — Bogue Town Clerk Elizabeth Sweeney presented a proposed 2020-21 budget to the town council during its May 18 meeting that shows $157,798 in expected revenues and expenditures and the same property tax rate as in the current fiscal year, 5 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, to correct a typo.
CEDAR POINT — The Western Carteret Fire Department had a busy afternoon Wednesday, responding to two fire calls back-to-back, the first near Peletier and the second about 6 to 7 miles away, near Bogue.
BOGUE — A Carteret County distillery is helping do its part to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus by producing hand sanitizer to distribute to residents, health care workers and first responders.
This article was updated at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday.
OCEAN/BOGUE — The U.S. Forest Service is planning a 1,031-acre prescribed burn Monday in the Croatan National Forest.
CARTERET COUNTY — The U.S. Forest Service plans to conduct a 2,468-acre prescribed burn on the Croatan National Forest Friday.
BOGUE — A fire broke out at 225 Bogue Loop Road Thursday evening, burning down an unoccupied camper.
CAPE CARTERET — County school officials are concerned about the impact of residential growth in the western part of the county on schools, especially White Oak Elementary.
NMFS accepts pre-proposals for bycatch reduction
MOREHEAD CITY — A recent study of Highway 24 through Carteret and Onslow counties revealed there are a number of potential fixes to improve safety and mobility along the corridor, but not everyone in the county is on board with the recommended projects.
BOGUE — Councilmen Monday night turned down, for now, an offer by the Eastern Carolina Council of Governments to write the town an ordinance that over time could reduce light pollution.
BOGUE — The town of Bogue will host an information session Monday at town hall on a so-called “dark sky” ordinance.